Hales: "Stay Angry" on School Safety, Gun Control

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Incoming Portland Mayor Charlie Hales intends to make a response to the Newtown, Connecticut elementary school massacre a top priority for his first week in office. The mayor, who takes office tonight at midnight, is scheduling a meeting this week with Portland Police Chief Mike Reese and the superintendents of all six school districts within Portland city limits, including Portland Public Schools ...   More
 
Monday, December 31, 2012 AARON MESH

Carl Wolfson Passes $40,000 Radio Fundraising Goal

Pledges donations to shooting victims' families

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Carl Wolfson got his Christmas gifts early. It took less than a week for Wolfson to raise $40,000 he was seeking to start an Internet talk radio show. The former morning host on progressive talk station KPOJ-AM 620 surpassed his Kickstarter fundraising goal last night, six days after launching the campaign. As of this morning, 681 people have donated $40,538 to a 90-minute streaming web broadcast, ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Dick's Sporting Goods Says Gun Ban is Temporary

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Dick's Sporting Goods has issued a statement this morning about the company's decision to stop selling semiautomatic rifles at its 500-plus stores nationwide.WW broke the news last night that Dick's had stopped selling the weapons, based on what clerks at several stores in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho told the newspaper.But it it turns out the ban might be short-lived.Here's the official statement ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Dick's Sporting Goods Clerks Say Their Stores Have Stopped Selling Semi-Automatic Rifles in Wake of Mass Shootings

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Sales clerks at Dick's Sporting Goods stores across the West Coast tell WW tonight that the nationwide retail chain has stopped selling semi-automatic rifles in the wake of the mass shootings in Connecticut and Oregon last week.The company, based in Pennsylvania, has not put out any formal statement about ending sales of AR-15 style rifles. It is uncertain if the policy change will affect all of its ...   More
 
Monday, December 17, 2012 AARON MESH

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